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History Explorers

The History Explorers summer school at Oxford Summer Courses, designed for 12 years old students, provides interactive learning and is priced from £2,165.
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History Explorers juniors Summer School at Oxford Summer Courses for ages 12 years. Study History Explorers with Oxford Summer Courses. Become one of our History Explorers and you’ll learn about a range of topics from political, cultural, and social shifts in past societies to key events, periods, and legacies that helped to shape the way our world looks and operates today. From world wars to natural disasters, revolutions, and great feats in mankind and technology, we leave no stone unturned on our fascinating History Explorers course. Participate in curriculum enrichment activities, including a reflection session facilitated by our staff members, allowing time to reflect on the day's lessons and activities.

Teaching methodology

Our teaching for 12-14-year-old students is focused on interactive and task-based learning. You will be taught by experienced primary teachers, who are there to inspire and engage you with the subjects they are passionate about. Our courses run over a week, and during this time you will develop your subject knowledge through multimedia presentations, group work, games, problem-solving, and project work with a meaningful real-life focus. This teaching style has an increased focus on age-appropriate content and offers more opportunities for independent group work than our 9-10 courses.

The Summer Courses experience

Immerse yourself in the transformative Eton College Summer Courses experience — a perfect blend of academic excellence, enrichment activities, and a vibrant community. Benefit from a focused Academic Experience with 12 one-hour lessons per week, a small class size of 15 students for personalised attention, and supervised homework time. Engage in curriculum enrichment with daily reflection time and participate in a variety of social and cultural activities, including on-site or local events, chats and bedtime with house parents and friends, off-site excursions, a formal graduation ceremony, and a disco to conclude the course with new friends!


Eton Summer School Accommodation

Eton College

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Typical outings

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Warwick Castle

Visiting Warwick Castle is an opportunity to explore the rich history of this magnificent medieval fortress. It dates back to the 11th century and has played a significant role in English history. Students can explore the castle's impressive collection of buildings and exhibitions, as well as witness jousting tournaments, falconry displays, and other live shows.

Tower of London

The Tower of London is a historic castle and fortress that has served as a royal palace, prison, and even a zoo over the centuries. Visitors can explore its impressive collection of buildings and exhibitions, including the iconic White Tower, the Crown Jewels, and the medieval palace. They can also learn about the infamous prisoners who were held in the tower over the centuries, including Anne Boleyn and Guy Fawkes.

Harry Potter Studios Tour

The Harry Potter Studios Tour offers a behind-the-scenes look at the making of the Harry Potter movies, with interactive exhibits and displays that showcase the artistry and craftsmanship that went into creating the magical world of Hogwarts. Students can explore the Great Hall, see the actual sets used in the films, and even step inside the Hogwarts Express.


Oxford is a world-renowned university city with stunning architecture, idyllic cobblestone streets, and rich history. It is home to some of the most iconic university buildings in the world, such as the Bodleian Library and Christ Church College, which inspired the Hogwarts dining hall in the Harry Potter movies. Visiting Oxford is like taking a step back in time and discovering the quintessential beauty of England.

Stay at our Eton Summer School

Immerse yourself in a truly enriching stay meticulously designed for learners aged 12-14. Students will stay in shared rooms in either the girls’ or boys’ dormitories, enjoying the camaraderie with new friends and shared bathroom facilities. Our accommodations feature shared facilities, crafting a dynamic and supportive environment that enhances the social and learning experience. Rest assured, our commitment to safety includes regular Room Checks, and aligning with government policies to ensure students are comfortable, safe, and well throughout our Eton summer courses.

Enjoy comfortable shared accommodations within Eton College's historic campus, fostering camaraderie with new friends. Benefit from attentive House Parents, shared bathroom facilities, and provided bed linen and towels for your convenience. Rest assured, our programme prioritises safety and support throughout your stay, ensuring a comfortable and enjoyable experience for learners aged 12-14.

All our Eton College summer school sites offer a full-board experience, providing breakfast, lunch, and dinner daily. On excursion days, students enjoy a packed lunch.


Dates & Prices

7 Jul 2024 - 13 Jul 2024

Private room (shared bathroom)



14 Jul 2024 - 20 Jul 2024

Private room (shared bathroom)



Flexible Payment Options for 2024 Summer Courses

Embark on a remarkable summer of learning with Oxford Summer Courses. Secure your place today with our convenient payment plans, designed to enhance the accessibility and ease of your academic journey. Don't miss out on this opportunity. Terms and Conditions apply
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